Matrouh Governorate

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Matrouh Governorate
Flag of Matrouh Governorate
Flag
Official logo of Matrouh Governorate
Matrouh Governorate on the map of Egypt
Matrouh Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 29°40′N 27°31′E / 29.66°N 27.51°E / 29.66; 27.51Coordinates: 29°40′N 27°31′E / 29.66°N 27.51°E / 29.66; 27.51
Country Egypt
SeatMersa Matruh (capital)
Area
 • Total212,112 km2 (81,897 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total441,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
WebsiteMatrouh

Matrouh Governorate is a governorate of Egypt. The capital city is Mersa Matruh.

The interior of the Matrouh Governorate is part of Egypt's Western Desert, including the Siwa Oasis. In the center of the Governorate is the Qattara Depression, descending to 133 metres below sea level.

Matrouh Governorate has many historical sites related to World War II.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". www.capmas.gov.eg. Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.